A Note Regarding Background Checks:
As per the Colorado Revised Statues 26-6-104 (7), all staff must agree to background checks, as specific criminal backgrounds disqualify applicants from working in childcare in Colorado:
Child abuse, as specified in section 18-6-401, C.R.S.
A crime of violence, as defined in section 18-1.3-406, C.R.S.
Any felony offenses involving unlawful sexual behavior, as defined in section 16-22-102(9), C.R.S.
Any felony, the underlying factual basis of which has been found by the court on the record to include an act of domestic violence, as defined in section 18-6-800.3 C.R.S.
A pattern of misdemeanor convictions, as defined by rule of the state board, within the ten years immediately preceding the date of submission of the application
Any offense in any other state, the elements of which are substantially similar to the elements of any one of the offenses described in sub-subparagraphs (a) to (e) of this subparagraph (1)
For purposes of this paragraph (a), “convicted” means a conviction by a jury or by a court and shall also include a deferred judgment and sentence agreement, a deferred prosecution agreement, a deferred adjudication agreement, an adjudication, and a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
Please contact us if you have questions about background checks or how your background may affect your employment.